Talent

KPMG: experimental HR brings the most value to businesses

The HR leaders bringing the most strategic value to their organisations are those ripping up the rulebook, according to a new report from KPMG.

Warmth will help hospitality survive its talent shortage

It’s really no secret; the hospitality sector has been changed forever by the pandemic.

Pandemic increases opportunities for freelance specialists

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in greater opportunity to take advantage of a wider talent pool through the use of specialist freelancers.

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Charity slams Employer Checking Service

The Work Rights Centre (WoRC) has called on the Home Office to overhaul its Employer Checking Service, citing poor wording, lack of clarity and outdated information.

Demand for workers remains high as staffing shortages grow

There were a total of 1.66 million active job adverts in the UK at the end of August, with HGV drivers and nurses in the highest demand.

Headhunting on the rise but how does HR get it right?

Almost two-thirds (63%) of talent teams are actively headhunting to find high-quality hires in the UK’s competitive job market, but what's the key to success?

Headhunting increases due to post-COVID talent scramble

More than a third (38%) of UK professionals have been approached more than five times for a new job in the past year.

Internal recruitment could stem the career itch

After nearly two years of working from home, national lockdowns and job insecurity, employees are now exploring new careers.

How is logistics retaining talent after its pandemic success?

2020 was a milestone year in many ways, not least because of the global pandemic, which turned everyday life on its head.

How HR can lay a foundation for a workplace that works for all

Culture change is afoot and business leaders must consider the past 18 months as they prepare for the new world of work.

Pingdemic: How can HR adapt to staff shortages caused by self-isolation?

According to the CIPD, almost six in ten (57%) HR professionals have said they have suffered staff shortages in the last month due to employees being told to self-isolate by the NHS Test and Trace...

What's holding businesses back from being human-centric?

Panellists at yesterday's (29 June) HR Lunchtime Debate discussed how businesses need to be prepared for cultural change and adaptable to a new set of circumstances employees now find themselves in.

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